Contolling one Windows application from another
Posted on 1998-09-17
I have got two Windows applications. I want to startup the second application from the first application and supply data from the first application to the second application window dialogs as and when the second application dialogs come up on the screen. I do have all the information regarding both the applications. But I do not want to use IPC mechanisms, for the second application is general purpose one. It expects the user to provide data in dialog except when it is invoked by the first application.
Is there any way(s)? Currently I know a way using Windows SDK calls findwindow and SendMessage functions.